For a reported $13.2 billion price tag, Coleman, Crock-Pot, Mr. Coffee and Yankee Candle are now in the same Rubbermaid container with Sharpie, Calphalon and loads of other familiar brand names.
The Department of Justice has blocked the deal since July on grounds that fewer suppliers could send prices skyrocketing, with a decision expected this month or next month.
In supply chain negotiations, there is always middle ground if both sides are trying to find it.
Recovered from its recent financial woes, the Finnish telecoms company aims to become the largest network equipment and service provider, with an eye on cloud services.
In other news, The Philippines returns to the fighter jet game for the first time in a decade, bringing in a pair of FA-50s from South Korea.
The $2.27 billion deal will 'fulfill customer demand' for BOC Aviation, which is owned by the Bank of China and is a key Boeing customer.
Procurement must shift its traditional methods to adapt to the constant changes, difficulties and expectations within the manufacturing industry.
A $10.6 billion price tag will net General Electric a tremendous asset to offer a go-to source for power plant management.
The US Committee on Foreign Investment has raised concerns about the Dutch electronics company's sale of its lighting division to a China-led consortium, holding up almost $3 billion in incoming cash.
Digital technologies will radically change how your procurement organization does business, so reconstruct your current processes with IoT in mind.